The OGTS is a forum for all participants across the oilseed, grain and feed value chain – from buyers, traders and merchandisers to processors and providers of transportation/logistics services. Discussions will be focused on what new developments have arisen in the sector, as well as coverage of the fundamentals to engagement in the sector, such as outlook projections, strategies for risk management, and insight on the impact of weather on agriculture.
The summit agenda includes:
• INTL FCStone Risk Management Short course
• Cutting-edge assessment of 2016 harvest
• Update on exporting to Cuba
• Breakout sessions on animal protein vs. non-plant proteins, transportation, agtech innovation, competition from Brazil and Argentina, and more.
Some industry leaders like Cargill, Mondel?z and General Mills plan to attend the OGTS.
“I find HighQuest’s OGTS to be the right balance of market-related content, industry trend presentations, and opportunities to connect with key business partners,” said Dave Brown, vice-president of commodity price and risk management at Mondel?z International. “I also personally enjoy this forum, as it allows me the chance to reconnect with those I’ve either worked with or done business with throughout my career.”
Other companies who plan to attend:
• Bank of America Merrill Lynch
• DuPont Nutrition & Health
• Farm Credit Services of America
• Port of Long Beach
"As a soybean and feed ingredient buyer for the Chinese market, I am always pleased to attend the OGTS to network with new businesses and meet old friends in all aspects of the agriculture industry,” said Jeremy Tupper, a trader for Jilin Grain Group. “HighQuest always puts on a great conference with insightful speakers who are in tune with the current markets. I would recommend this event to all members of the industry.”
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